Ali Sahabi, GEC

Ali Sahabi

About Ali Sahabi

Ali Sahabi has been a licensed General Engineering Contractor (GEC) since 1993, and is a principal at Optimum Seismic, Inc. He has completed hundreds of seismic retrofitting and adaptive reuse projects for multifamily residential, commercial, and industrial buildings throughout California.
24 May, 2019

The 1959 Yellowstone earthquake had aftershocks in 2017-2018

By |2019-05-24T17:19:03+00:00May 24th, 2019|Related News|

According to a study published in Geophysical Research Letters by University of Utah Guanning Pang and Keith Koper the earthquake that happen in 1959 had aftershocks in Yellowstone between 2017 and 2018. They also mentioned that these kinds of earthquake are very common.

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23 May, 2019

Earthquake scientists are keeping close watch on the dozens of tremors along the coast

By |2019-05-23T18:15:11+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Related News|

Many tiny tremors are a reminder to people in Ocean Shores that a big earthquake can cause a tsunami. A lot pf people who live there and visit there say they have that in mine, what would they do if a tsunami happens? A big earthquake off the coast could […]

17 May, 2019

Soft-Story Apartment Building Earthquake Retrofit Seminar in Beverly Hills May 20th

By |2019-05-17T04:10:19+00:00May 17th, 2019|Earthquake Retrofit, Earthquake Retrofits|

Newly Passed Earthquake Retrofitting Ordinance in Beverly Hills to be Discussed

Los Angeles, California — May 16, 2019 — The Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles (AAGLA, and The Beverly Hills/ Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors (GLAAR, in cooperation with Optimum […]

16 May, 2019

Who wants to have a sign on their building that says, you know, this building is unsafe?

By |2019-05-16T19:34:55+00:00May 16th, 2019|Related News|

A judge in Oregon will decide if the ordinance is legal as early as this week. The ordinance will force property owners to put up a sign saying their building is unsafe in case of a major earthquake in the city of Oregon. Jim Atwood, a property manager said, “The […]

14 May, 2019

7.5 Earthquake Hits in Papua New Guinea

By |2019-05-14T19:03:26+00:00May 14th, 2019|Related News|

A massive 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea. It caused a tsunami alert that was later cancelled. Many residents reported their homes shaking, rattled furniture, and knocked items off the shelves. This comes after the 7.2 earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea on May 7th.

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10 May, 2019

Japan hit with a 6.3 magnitude earthquake

By |2019-05-10T17:30:46+00:00May 10th, 2019|Related News|

An earthquake hit near Miyazaki, Japan at 8:48 a.m. Friday morning. The Japan Times reported that Kyushu Electric Power Co. says no abnormalities were reported. No tsunami warning has been issued.

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9 May, 2019

Some 200 years prior, an even larger earthquake hit the same area

By |2019-05-09T17:46:06+00:00May 9th, 2019|Related News|

Fifty years ago, a giant earthquake hit off the coast of Portugal that caused a tsunami that killed over a dozen people. Two hundred years before that an earthquake hit the same spot, killing more than 100,000 people and destroying Lisbon. The interesting thing about the earthquakes is they were […]

7 May, 2019

A massive 7.2 earthquake has rattled the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea

By |2019-05-07T18:02:01+00:00May 7th, 2019|Related News|

A massive 7.2 earthquake hit Papua New Guinea. It hit at 7:20 am Tuesday morning cutting power and knocking items off shelves. No tsunami threat has been issued because it was so deep. Inspector Leo Kaikas said, “We have no reports as yet of serious damage.” Papua New Guinea is […]

2 May, 2019

What certain terms mean during an earthquake

By |2019-05-02T18:01:47+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Related News|

This is a quick guide created by Janella Paris from the She explains what intensity, focus, epicenter, fault, and magnitude mean when it comes to an earthquake. With the help of info graphs it gives people the chance to understand when people are reporting about one.

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